It seems that August is the month for Korean girlgroups to have their Japanese debut.
Following groups like 4Minute, KARA and So Nyeo Shi Dae, Brown Eyed Girls will also be having their Japanese debut. Early August, the group will be having their showcase and if fast enough, they will also be releasing the Japanese version of their hit song ‘Abracadabra’ in mid-August.
An official told Newsen on 13th July, “Brown Eyed Girls will have their Japanese debut in August. They have currently finished recording the Japanese version of their songs. They will start their Japanese promotional activities with the holding of their showcase.”
August is the month of Japanese debut for Korean girlgroups. Mid-August KARA will be debuting with the debut single ‘Mister’, and end-August So Nyeo Shi Dae will also be holding a large scale showcase. 4Minute is also looking into releasing their 2nd single in Japan end-July.
A music industry expert commented, “There has been great interests on Korean girlgroups in Japan. We believe that idol groups gave a strong selling point in the Japanese music market. And we see that they will be achieving good results there.”